Category Archive: Fiction

The Fixer by Joseph Finder

I did it again.  I started the thriller, The Fixer by Joseph Finder on Thursday and stayed up far too late.  Thankfully, Friday was my day off.  I’d promised myself I’d stay away… Continue reading

The Travelers

Do not start this book on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night.  Also, if you have plans early Saturday, you probably shouldn’t start this book Friday night. Thankfully, it was waiting for… Continue reading

Books For Mom

Tomorrow marks the thirteenth anniversary of the day my mom passed away.  In memory of her, thirteen books I’ve read since then which I would have recommended to her. Bel Canto by Ann… Continue reading

Agnes and The Hitman

The only thing wrong with Agnes and The Hitman by Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer was my feet weren’t in the sand and a ocean breeze wasn’t blowing through my hair.

The Divorce papers by Susan Rieger

The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger can tide you over until my Lifetime mini series is released.  Not that it’s been written.  For anyone whose lived through a divorce themselves, vicariously through a friend… Continue reading

Little Bee

I cannot believe I haven’t posted about Little Bee by Chris Cleave before today.  For the first few years of my daughter’s life, my days and nights were filled with anxiety.  I could… Continue reading

Bridget Jones Mad About the Boy

When I started reading Bridget Jones Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding, I thought, “Bridget Jones and I live not identical but parallel lives.”  When she was a bumbling singleton, so was… Continue reading

When the Emperor was Divine

Sparse… this word best describes When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.  The tale of one Japanese- American family’s evacuation and relocation during World War II from California to the Utah desert. … Continue reading

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Superbowl Sunday is today.  I may be the only person in America not tuning in.  I’d rather read or write.  Especially after reading Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain.  For all… Continue reading

The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls

Jeanette Walls has written three books – One memoir and two fiction titles.  Today, I finished her third book, The Silver Star.  It’s not my favorite book of hers – I’m in the… Continue reading